Low vitamin D levels linked to metabolic syndrome

Increasing blood levels of vitamin D are linked to a lower prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol and diabetes), as well as improved ‘good’ cholesterol levels, says a new study. According to findings published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, the lowest levels of the sunshine vitamin were associated with a 31 … Continue reading Low vitamin D levels linked to metabolic syndrome

High Dosage Vitamin D3 In The Prevention of Dis-ease

Scientific evidence shows vitamin D may go beyond its traditionally known role in maintaining bone integrity, according to new research presented at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo® earlier this month. It may play a role in preventing autoimmune dis-eases or over-acid tissue conditions such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, … Continue reading High Dosage Vitamin D3 In The Prevention of Dis-ease

The Many Preventative Health Benefits of Vitamin-D

Scientific evidence shows vitamin D may go beyond its traditionally known role in maintaining bone integrity, according to new research presented at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo® earlier this month. It may play a role in preventing autoimmune dis-eases or over-acid tissue conditions such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, … Continue reading The Many Preventative Health Benefits of Vitamin-D

Reverse or Prevent Allergies and Asthma with Vitamin D and Greens

Vitamin D deficiency is linked to asthma severity, according to the results of a cross-sectional study reported in the May 1 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. “Maternal vitamin D intake during pregnancy has been inversely associated with asthma symptoms in early childhood,” write Erick Forno, from Brigham and Women’s … Continue reading Reverse or Prevent Allergies and Asthma with Vitamin D and Greens

Vitamin D Helps To Prevent Cancerous Breasts and Tumor Formation

A connection between vitamin D level and the risk of developing cancerous breasts has been implicated for a long time, but its clinical relevance had not yet been proven. Sascha Abbas and colleagues from the working group headed by Dr. Jenny Chang-Claude at the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ), collaborating with researchers of … Continue reading Vitamin D Helps To Prevent Cancerous Breasts and Tumor Formation

The Importance of Vitamin D3 In The Prevention and Healing of Bone Fractures

Oral vitamin D supplements at a dose of at least 400 international units per day and ideally 2000 I.U.’s are associated with a reduced risk of bone fractures in older adults, according to results of a meta-analysis published in the March 23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. “The anti-fracture … Continue reading The Importance of Vitamin D3 In The Prevention and Healing of Bone Fractures

The Importance of Vitamin D in the Prevention or Treatment of Diabetes

Sun exposure and vitamin D levels may play a strongrole in risk of type 1 diabetes in children, accordingto new findings by researchers at the Moores CancerCenter at University of California, San Diego (UCSD)and the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.This association comes on the heels of similar researchfindings by this same group regarding vitamin … Continue reading The Importance of Vitamin D in the Prevention or Treatment of Diabetes

The Importance of the Sun and Vitamin D

Evidence is growing that vitamin D, which theskin makes from sunshine, is linked to lowerrisk of cancerous breasts and other cancerousconditions. But that doesn’t mean it’s good toget a golden tan — and certainly not a sunburn.Getting a golden tan or a sunburn is theevidence that the dietary and/or metabolic acidsof the skin have been … Continue reading The Importance of the Sun and Vitamin D

Vitamin D Helps To Prevent Cancerous Breasts and Tumor Formation

A connection between vitamin D level and the riskof developing cancerous breasts has been implicatedfor a long time, but its clinical relevance had notyet been proven. Sascha Abbas and colleagues fromthe working group headed by Dr. Jenny Chang-Claudeat the German Cancer Research Center (DeutschesKrebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ), collaboratingwith researchers of the University Hospitalsin Hamburg-Eppendorf, have now obtained … Continue reading Vitamin D Helps To Prevent Cancerous Breasts and Tumor Formation

Vitamin D Protects Against Cardiovascular Risk

The same vitamin D deficiency that can resultin weak bones now has been associated with anincreased risk of cardiovascular disease,Framingham Heart Study researchers report inCirculation: Journal of the American HeartAssociation. “Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increasedcardiovascular risk, above and beyond establishedcardiovascular risk factors,” said Thomas J.Wang, M.D., assistant professor of medicine atHarvard Medical School … Continue reading Vitamin D Protects Against Cardiovascular Risk